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How much water does my False shamrock need?

False shamrock
Oxalis triangularis
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When it comes time to water your False shamrock, you should not be shy about how much water you give. With the first two to three inches of soil dry, this plant will appreciate a long and thorough watering. Supply enough water to soak the soil entirely. The amount of water you add should be enough to cause excess water to flow through the drainage holes at the bottom of your pot. If you don’t see excess water draining from the pot, you have likely underwatered your plant. But do not let the water accumulate inside the soil, which will be very dangerous to the plant as well. Alternatively, a lack of water draining through the pot could indicate poorly draining soils, which is detrimental to the health of this plant and should be avoided. If the plant is outside, 1 inch of rain per week will be sufficient.
False shamrock (Oxalis triangularis)
False shamrock
A species of Wood sorrels, Also known as Love Plant , Purple shamrock
Botanical name: Oxalis triangularis
Genus: Wood sorrels
Description
False shamrock (Oxalis triangularis) is a native lobed perennial plant that grows throughout South America. The three-leaved shape gives this plant its name, but the leaves are also remarkable for their purple color. This color makes the false shamrock a popular ornamental plant for hanging baskets. This plant is edible but should be consumed only in small amounts due to the presence of oxalic acid.
Garden Use
Good-luck potted plants, Oxalis or known as false shamrock plants are easy to grow, low maintenance, perennial and annual flower plants that are a welcomed sight in any garden or a pot. There are over 500 species in this family, growing in a variety of different climatic conditions, but they prefer growing in partial shade and can be grown in pots or as garden plants., They grow up to 30 cm in height, with characteristic triangled, clover-like foliage that comes in dark green to dark violet colors. If you respect a few of their needs, they will reward you with many beautiful blooms. In late spring or early summer, they bloom colorful flowers looked delicate and thin. The flowers form small clusters which will last for a couple of weeks. Don’t be surprised if they start to wilt- they just might surprise you and grow back again next season.
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